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At times, the overburdened nature of public service leads to moral muteness. Comment.

Topic: ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions;

6. At times, the overburdened nature of public service leads to moral muteness. Comment. (150 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications.

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To bring out the impact of immense burden and deadlines in public service leading morally questionable actions or inactions.

Directive:

Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by defining moral muteness and how it occurs because immense burden of public service.

Body:

Write about how the cumbersome processes of public service gives very little time for moral reasoning and hence there may the conflict between making the right decision and getting the work done.

Substantiate the above the examples.

Give out the ways in which we can address above issue.

Conclusion:

Conclude by bottom lining that no matter how small or big decision is, it must be morally justified.